Call 3: for ICP NEMA CONNECT and Plant Village scholarships

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The IMaNema programme collaborates with the Master of Science in Plant Pathology at Moi University in Kenya. This programme has enhanced the nematology content in its curriculum and offers 3 new course units:

  1. Plant Nematology
  2. Practical Plant Pathology
  3. Insect Pests and Nematology

Our master programme and our partners will support this programme with:

  1. 5 scholarships for Kenyan nationals, including tuition fee for 2 years, 12 months scholarship allowance and a bench fee for the master thesis research
  2. 5-7 grants for short research stays at (inter)national partner institutes such as Ghent University, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, North West University, Stellenbosch University.
  3. Co-teaching and co-promotership
  4. Field visits with the NemAfrica team in a joint course unit for MSc Plant Pathology/IMaNema students.

The application for admission and for 5 scholarships to the MSc in Plant Pathology is now open. Deadline for submission 31 May 2024, to start 1 September 2024.

The application procedure is 2-folded, online and should be done simultaneously:

  1. Apply for admission at Moi University. Choose for the application procedure for self-sponsored students. For further questions, please send an e-mail to
  2. Apply for a scholarship with this application form. Download the form and follow the instructions as given on the form. Should you have any problems with this application, please contact

Be prepared to provide: your picture, BSc diploma and academic transcripts, 3 recommendation letters and a short CV (max. 2 pages)

More information about the content of the Master of Science in Plant Pathology can be found here.